M & A Analyst

M & A Analyst

Building Engines is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies serving the commercial real estate market. Based in the heart of Boston, our entrepreneurial and collaborative culture combines the best attributes of an established industry leader with the disruptive attitude of a startup.  As we grow the company and both create and acquire new products, we are seeking a M&A Analyst. The M&A Analyst will play a part in all aspects of the M&A process as Building Engines takes control of commercial real estate tech market. 

The M&A Analyst will be a key part of the Corporate Development team and will be responsible for sourcing targets aligned to Building Engines’ M&A strategy, presenting and assessing M&A targets, as well as participating in the due diligence process to consummate transactions.  Building Engines expects to complete multiple M&A transactions each year in a range of geographies and across different verticals within its market.  The successful candidate will have ongoing exposure to the company’s Executive Team, Board of Directors, private equity backers, and M&A target management teams.

 Responsibilities:

  • Build and nurture M&A pipeline based on specific filtering criteria
  • Conduct market research to assess new verticals within market
  • Participate in crafting M&A strategy
  • Stay current on industry trends, competitors, and expansion opportunities
  • Interact with potential M&A targets to assess fit
  • Develop comprehensive financial and M&A models with appropriate driving assumptions to assist the decision-making process  
  • Due diligence analysis to support acquisition theses
  • Prepare presentation materials for executive leadership and Board of Directors
  • Work closely with Product team to assess technology and understand alignment
  • Maintain and report key metrics for M&A pipeline

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s with emphasis in business, finance, and/or economics is preferred
  • Experience within corporate M&A, consulting, investment banking, and/or private equity
  • Strong Excel modeling skills both operational modeling and M&A
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills 
  • Understanding of financial statements and valuation methodologies
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience using CRM systems similar to Salesforce.com
  • Desire to work in downtown Boston

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